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tv   Today in the Bay  NBC  January 25, 2017 4:30am-5:01am PST

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this morning the search for a kayaker gone missing in the bay. a missing driver as well. once again searchers comb the creek in niles canyon for a young woman. the reason the family is still holding hope. new executive orders. president trump is not slowing down. today in the bay starts right now. >> a very good now wednesday morning to you. i had to think about it. >> sam brock knows what day it is. this is a nice idea, sunny weather. >> it's cold, though.
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>> you're right, laura. it is is a chilly start. mostly clear skies for today. it is 37 degrees in the south bay. we are tracking another weak tomorrow. i know i know. i promised sunshine. i'll talk about the timeline of that. it's a very weak system. i you are tracking two crashes in the east bay. >> he we have been tracking for a while. 3:30 in the morning. it is is highway 4 in concord, bay point. we have two crashes in the area
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approaching willow pass road. they should both be blocking two lanes right in the same area. minor injuries. but a major crash with damage. no delays for any of these systems. that's good news. a developing story. the search has been going on all night. when day breaks, more crews will take to the chilly waters near the dumbarton bridge looking for a kayaker that went missing yesterday afternoon. >> reporter: good morning to you, sam is and laura. we can confirm the coast guard is continuing the search overnight. they search for 34-year-old kenneth maldonado. we'll show you footage from last night. the coast guard patrolling the waters. this is 4:30 p.m. yesterday afternoon by his friend. his friend was in a nearby raft.
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the friend was rescued. they were in the bay towards the dumbarton bridge. he saw his kayak had capsized. it was upside-down in the water with only a flotation device inside. the search is posing challenges for crews out there in the water. >> it is is very dark. we don't have a moon. the tides are coming in, which means it's flooding, which means the water is is only going to get deeper and thicker. our temperatures are dropping. i believe we are expecting temperatures in the 50s to the 40s and with the ambient temperature of the water being 50 degrees. he is a hispanic male, 32 bald, with a goatee.
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we will bring you updates throughout the morning as they come in. live in fremont, pete suratos, today in the bay. thank you, pete. the family still holding out hope as the search for an 18-year-old could resume in niles canyon. so far there is no sign of her after she crashed into the alameda creek. they were able to pull her crash out of the water but there was no sign for her. niles canyon road is back open as of right now. they will decide later this morning if they will continue the search at all. bob redell is is tracking the latest. a live look at washington,
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d.c. we have learned president donald trump will make his choice for salespeople court next thursday he is expected to issue more executives orders today the. he signed five yesterday, including one on the dakota pipeline. protesters are already responding to the news. this was the scene last night in seattle. happening today the university of california begins a three-day meeting to discuss a potential hike in tuition. the proposal was made by the president of the uc. they said they need to raise tuition to build new dorms and classrooms and hire new teachers.
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the uc board of regents is expected to vote on the issue tomorrow. the new hike would cause in-state students $350 per year more. >> uber's self-driving car could return to the streets today. according to the company, the cars will be used for mapping purposes only. they ran into trouble last month. 4:36. temperatures in the 30s in parts of the bay. >> indeed. you may notice on this live doppler radar, well, we aren't seeing too much green on the map, which is good news. i'll have is a look ahead what
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you can expect for your highs today coming up in just a bit. i am seeing a lot of green on my map. dry, clear roads at the bay bridge toll plaza. two crashes in the east bay and closure in the north bay. protecting their town from floodwaters. a new plan to save the north bay community from rising waters that forced them to evacuate earlier this month.
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don't forget your coat as you make your way out the door this morning. parts of the bay area waking up in the 30s. sap ta rosa, 32. san jose, 37 degrees. san francisco, 42 degrees. i'll have a look ahead when we can expect a warmup. plus, are we in for more rain in the bay area? >> looking like we might be getting wet. velecitos is open. highway 4 to the bay bridge, no problem. thank you very much, kari and mike. 4:40 wednesday morning. hoping to get some relief for the new flood control plan. they had to evacuate downtown january 10th.
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the creek rose so much it threatened homes and businesses again. >> that's what makes detention basins attractive. you can hold water back, keep water in the creek because you have dethe taped it in a detention basin. >> residents voted down a water detention project in a different project back in 2015. the proposal last night goes to the marin county board of supervisors. steve the pothole did real damage to their cars. while you may not on be able to get money for your car, there are ways to get reimbursed from road hazards. it is is possible to file a claim if you think your car was damaged. 4:41.
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retiring his jersey number. >> traffic is calm. we'll check in with mike in just a minute.
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>> weather and traffic together. 4:44. a chilly start. halfway through the workweek. >> we said there could be patchy
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morning frost, and there was. the sun will track melt it all. 37 degrees for the south bay. that could be the reason you saw the early morning patchy fog. 48 degrees in the tri-valley. 33 degrees. typically the valley and the north bay, they have been seeing a lot of coolerer, colder temps the past couple days as well. san francisco from the 40s. north bay, 32 degrees. san francisco will be seeing early morning patchy fog. that should clear out because, well, doppler radar not showing too much activity if you compare this to what we have seen the past couple of days. it is is definitely a pleasant sight. because we are tracking an unstable air mass, they have come down a nonfactor. today will be a great day to enjoy outdoors.
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we have a couple of days in the weekend. why not make it already today. you notice we'll stay fairly calm. no major changes in the wind speeds. livermore, 33 degrees. oakland, 33 degrees. we will be warming up. you'll notice early morning patchy fog in santa rosa and also along the coast. we have unfortunately another chance of rain. it is not time to wash your car. maybe you can get a rain check. by early thursday morning, we see this cell off the coast. it will bring a chance for scattered showers. but more along the north bay, san francisco area. the south bay should be in the clear. the next couple of hours you may start noticing that the sun will
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dominate. here's your highs expected for today. half moon bay, 55. los gatos, san francisco, expecting to hit the mid to upper 50s in the forecast. mike, how are the roads? >> we had two crashes, vianey. we'll give that update. the entire bay is hrlooking goo. there may be a couple of vehicles, including a big rig over on the shoulder. looking at a smooth drive for the rest of the basement a closure for highway 37. the flooding continues to be a problem. atherton is your alternate. because of colder temperatures,
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there may be frost on the windshield. over here, looking at the approach towarded bridge. no problems here. no problem for transit either. amazon launching a new subscription. >> before the bell with kate rogers live at cnbc world headquarters. good morning, kate. >> reporter: good morning to you both. wall street rye to build. s&p 500 and nasdaq closing at record highs. the dow is moving back to the 20,000 mark. president trump's latest executive orders for the dakota pipeline. the dow rising 111 points to 19,912. the nasdaq climbed 48 to 5,600. as you mentioned, amazon
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launching a new subscription service aimed at parents. they will deliver educational toys to your home. amazon will hand pick and ensure they are age appropriate. they will be focused on the area of science, technology, engineering and math. and the rollout of big mac sandwiches, they will hand out 10,000 bottles of special sauce. they are offering the big mac in two sizes the grand mack which is a larger patty. >> just need the mack daddy. hewlett-packard is expanding a recall on batteries because of fire and burn hazards they are used in the hp pro book and
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notebook computers sold after march 2013. 4:49. santa clara university showing off when it prepares to do with the largest donation it ever received. the project is being built by a santa clara alum. >> this will allow us to create partnerships in science, engineering. steph curry the big man on campus he was honored at his high school and college in his home state of north carolina.
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he cannot retire his jersey until he he finishes his college degree. he left after his junior year to enter the nba. it's never too late. coming up, we investigate. >> of course they're going to clean up their act when they know someone is is coming i want to know what are they doing when no one is watching restaurants with a history of dirty conditions can pay for a clean record. the investigation every food lover needs to watch. happening now, president trump tweeting he is launching an education into is what he called voter fraud. he claims millions of votes were cast illegally and it cost him the popular vote. there is no evidence of any widespread voter fraud. safer borders. dozens of dogs rescued from a
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california home. we're back in two minutes.
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that sound. like nails on a chalkboard. but listen to this: (family talking) that's a different kind of sound. the sound of the weekend. it's baking season. warm up with pillsbury. protein. protein proteiny protein. proteiny protein? protein proteiny protein.
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at least 14 grams of protein. 100 calories. new greek 100 protein. from yoplait. and welcome back to you on this very chilly wednesday morning. you may have frost on your car this morning as you head out to work. >> the city by the bay. some restaurants that flunked their health inspections. guys, good morning. we're continuing our series dirty secrets. chances are you noticed those health score cards hanging up in restaurants across san
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francisco. the grade 1 to 100 is supposed to give an idea how clean or dirty that was when health inspectors popped in for a surprise visit. they lived up to the a year until their next surprise inspection. we are learning some restaurants are paying to get new scores. traditionally they have been told unannounced inspections could come every is six months to a which would mean a new health score. but the pilot program allows them to order an inspection do-over within 30 days. pay $191 and their low score is replaced with a brand-new one. the online review site yelp is urging the hometown of san francisco to stop the program, arguing it allows restaurant to hide their dirty health scores from consumers. it is featuring a i new alert that urges customers to call the city to complain. health officials in san francisco say the new program is
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isn't hiding any information from consumers. restaurants have to make improvements to earn their new score. nbcbayarea.com. guys, back to you. well, thank you very much. if you have a tip for our investigative unit, call 888-996-tips. or send an e-mail to theunitthe @nbcbayarea.com. growing support among californians who withdraw from the united states. yes california have already sent
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a proposal to the attorney general's office to put that on the 2018 ballot. congress would still need to vote to amend the constitution. probably not going to happen. look at the temperatures out there. holy cow. >> indeed. at least we are enjoying pretty clear skies out across the area. 42 degrees in san francisco. we're talking a warmup and final lu a drying trend for the bay area. i'll have an exact timeline in a few minutes. just like after thanksgiving, leftovers in the north bay. here's the east bay, tri-valley, and dublin. president trump is wasting no time. he signed five executive orders yesterday. what's on his agenda today that could have wide-ranging effect.
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could you make it out there? tension on capitol hill. as you plan to order more executive orders. details straight ahead in a live report from washington plus, a frantic search to find a missing kayaker in the san francisco bay. >> an 18-year-old driver still missing after her car is removed
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from an east bay creek. the reason why law enforcement left the site quickly. today in the bay starts the now. a very good wednesday morning to you. thanks so much for joining us. it's a cold start to our morning. i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> i'm scott mcgrew in for sam brock. >> put away the rain boots. the north bay of san francisco, i'm sorry. we are tracking a weak disturbance. let's enjoy today. it will be very is sunny. san francisco, 44 degrees. expect to warm up with a high of 53 degrees. across the bay area, some places are seeing 30s. here's a quick look at the radar.

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